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Making a Three-Year Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

Coffee farmers from Olopa, Guatemala cup coffee at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

We’re excited to announce the signing of a three-year purchase agreement with the Apolo cooperative of coffee farmers in Olopa, Guatemala! Negotiated through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program, the purchase agreement will provide stability and additional funds for the farmers … Read More

Seasonal Coffee Drinks, Gift Sets Brew Holiday Cheer

Holiday Hopped Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Ohio

We’re ringing in the season with new coffee drinks and gift sets for the holidays! Holiday Drinks “We developed these limited-edition drinks especially for the holidays,” said Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. “They showcase the flavors of our … Read More

We Welcome Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!

Stonewall Coffee Clarksburg West Virginia

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!. Located at 218 Court Street in historic downtown Clarksburg, the new coffee house held its grand opening December 6. Owners Kevin and Sarah Zakariasen named the shop for Clarksburg’s … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns SCAA Coffee Tasting Certificate

Q Grader Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

Congratulations to Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager!  He recently became one of 238 coffee professionals worldwide to earn a Coffee Tasting Certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “This is another great affirmation of Brandon’s evolving coffee … Read More

Third Cpl. Ray’s Coffee Opens in Aledo, Texas

Cpl. Ray's Coffee Aledo Texas

Congratulations to Jerry and Lonna Bevel on the opening of their third Cpl. Ray’s Coffee! Their new shop at 405 FM 1187 South in Aledo, Texas joins the original Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Andrews, Texas and a second shop in Odessa, … Read More

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a 2017 Good Food Awards Finalist!

2017 Good Food Awards Finalist

Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena sure does like to compete! We are thrilled to announce that this coffee has been named a finalist in the 2017 Good Food Awards  competition. As Sprudge observed, Crimson Cup is the first and only Ohio roaster … Read More

Building Solar Dryers for Peruvian Coffee Farmers

Crimson Cup is contributing $5,000 to kick off a proposed $500,000 project to build solar dryers for Peruvian coffee farmers in the Junín region. By supporting better aeration, the raised beds will help improve the quality of washed coffees by … Read More